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with a september 11, murder of four americans in benghazi. susan rice yesterday withdrew her name from consideration to be secretary of state. the move comes after weeks of criticism over comments that she made regarding the attack in benghazi, and an interview with brian williams, ambassador rice was asked if she was blameless for the controversy. >> i don't think that anybody is ever wholly blameless. but i didn't do anything wrong. i didn't mislead. i did not misrepresent. i did the best with th information that the united states government had at the time. lou: here ishat ambassador rice did say. on september 16, only five days after benghazi meant to the best information anbest assessment we have today, is that, in fact, this was not a pre-planned or premeditated attack. that wouldave been initially was a spontaneous reaction to what had just transpired in cairo, egypt. as a consequence of the video. >> as she said, no one has been blameless. joining us now is the fox news middle east analyst. it is great to have you with us. what is your reaction first to her claim that she did n
secretary of state with their views on kerry, benghazi, obama's foreign policy. we will be talking with fox his national security analyst k. t. mcfarland, former ambassador john bolton, and today the national rifle association exactly one week after the sandy hook school massacre has come up with a proposal for securing every school in this country, and it is such an obvious solution, so simple it immediately raises the question, why didn't anyone else think of it? well, we begin tonight with the fiscal cliff, justin days from the largest tax hike in american history was no movement toward a fiscal cliff deal more in the action in the house or senate. the responsibility now to avoid massive taxe and draconian spending cuts reting squarely on the prsident. fox news chief white house correspondent ed henry with our report. >> just as our economy is really starting to recover and starting to see optimistic signs and we have seen actually some upside to from a whole range of areas, including two from including housing, now is not the time for more self-inflicted wounds , seven not the estimate
this week at congressional hearings about benghazi. she fainted, hit her head on the floor and suffered a concussion. she's recovering, but she says she's not well enough to testify and she is stepping down early next year. congress will not be able to get her story until after she is no longer secretary of state. joining us now ambassador john bolton. your take on this is? >> well, i wish her the best. obviously a concussion is not a good thing at any age, but, you know, there is a phrase in international circles called a diplomatic illness that arises when something comes up you don't want to do. secretary clinton will miss this testimony on thursday, and she was also faced with a gruelling week, according to susan rice after the september 11 attacks when she couldn't go on the sunday morning talk shows. she's done a very good job of keeping herself out of the spotlight of explaining what actually happened at benghazi for months now. stuart: and yet i see no public outrage about what happened in benghazi or the lack of answers from the administration about what happened or secretary c
." mike tweeted us about benghazi and the report, always blame the dead guys. they did. thanks for being with us. has t. >> wall street is very concerned. no doubt the average folks at home who have been cutting back more inclined to hang onto their wallets. they don't know what will happen. thank you congress. thank you mr. president. >> it is charities' season. makes us feel good to give. that is why there is a concert for storm victims. a bit greedy businesses ted turner did not like that idea. >> there is nothing more to say list. >> good by. >> now there are new ways to give to charity. >> where should you give? tonight. >> what does charity mean to you? the media obsesses what celebrities do and big stars raised more than $30 million for the hurricanes and the victims but this is not charity is most know it but quieter purpose 64% give almost $1,000 to their church the most common form followed by schools and then those meant to help the poor. had you know, they are legitimate? madonna raising money spent $3 million but had nothing to show for it but a nice car and a golf membersh
on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. the united states ambassador and three other aericans were killed. also tonight, egyptian president urging national dialogue still, but moving forward with his referendum on an islamist back to constitution. the new york times bureau chief in cairo, david kirkpatrick insisting that the muslim brotherhood is not, and i do ," not violent by nature and have come over the last couple of decades, you off more and more into a moderate conservative but religious moderate regular old political force. well, joining us now is jonathan chancellor, former counter-terrorism analyst, current vice president of resech for the foundation for defense of democracy, and it is good to have you with us. your reaction to kirkpatrick's description. >> let me first say that the brotherhood, when it was founded did have a violent army, and that was one of the reasons why the egyptian government ended up railroading get out of the political system. over time e brotherhood as vowed to be a nonviolent organizations over the last several decades. -- lou: i am going to beg you for some
a slight -- [inaudible] >> no, i'm sorry. stuart: especially on benghazi, you're moving and i think you are moving also on this fiscal cliff debate. here's the question: >> okay. stuart: why are we not discussing and why has the president not put out a serious entitlement reform plan? because i mean i think we can both agree on this, it is entitlement, specifically medicare that's really busting america's bank. so why no firm plan from the president? >> well, i think that he needs to do that. obviously all the talks we have about all the different cuts that even the republicans bring up are not going to do anything unless we address defense spending and entitlement spending. and so i think that the president should put forth a plan. however, i also think the republicans need to put forth a plan, especially because they say they are the party of cutting spending, and so you can't really complain about there are not being cutting when they are not putting forth -- they have now put forth a general counterproposal but doesn't specify what cuts they want. stuart: we can discuss all day long
susan rice, the u.n. ambassador who ran into a lot of criticisms from republicans over the benghazi matter, had taken herself out of the running. so pretty much john kerry was the only candidate. the question is, what happens to the rest of the national security team. i haven't gotten any word yet as to whether there is a defense secretary replacement for leon panetta, but we do know john kerry is going to be named secretary of state by the president today. >> john, another question, of course, is what happens to that senate seat in massachusetts, does scott brown choose to run again and move that senate seat from the democratic column to the republican column? any insights this? >> well, that's certainly a possibility. scott brown hasn't ruled that out. but you have a democratic governor there who has talked about a number -- or there's been speculation about a number of people who could be candidates for that seat. either by appointment or in the special elections. don't know how quickly the special election would take place, but everybody from barney frank to young ted kennedy, t
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